3.9

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,000 miles

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problem #5

Apr 022018

Escalade

  • 60,000 miles
Moisture getting into headlamp assembly causing ballast to short, and hid failure

- Commack, NY, USA

problem #4

Jun 012008

Escalade

  • miles
Lighting we own two Escalades from 2008 and have the same exact problem in both cars. Condensation in the headlights and burn them out we were quoted $1,000 for each headlight to fix min!!! heated seats are out in both trucks rims are pitted and pealing. Have had a problem with the rims weeks after rolling out of the showroom so disappointed

- River Vale, NJ, USA

problem #3

Mar 022015

Escalade

  • miles
2008 Cadillac esclade. Consumer writes in regards to leaking head lights. The consumer stated water entered the headlights on both sides.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #2

May 012013

Escalade

  • 95,000 miles
I had a headlight that was out and not working due to condensation and moisture build up. I was going to get it fixed and was scheduled for a few days out to get it repaired. While I was trying (at night) the other one went out!! it was totally dark. I keep having to have it repaired bc the moisture keeps building up over and over. It poses a safety risk and is unreasonable to keep repairing at $1000 per encasing and $120 per bulb. Its been repaired twice in 3 years!

- Sylva, NC, USA

problem #1

Nov 282008

Escalade

  • miles
Extremely bright headlights on many newer vehicles cause a hazardous condition for oncoming vehicles. These lights are so bright that they temporarily blind the person on the oncoming lane. This is especially true in rainy conditions.

- Mcmurray, PA, USA